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    1840 N-8 Cent, MS65 Red
    Large Date Obverse

    1840 1C Large Date, N-8, R.1, MS65 Red PCGS. Grellman Die State d, with prominent obverse rim breaks from 3 o'clock to 6:30. Rich orange mint luster shows splashes of light brown toning on the obverse, but not enough to prevent the Red designation from PCGS. This piece has more red mint color than the Naftzger coin that Bob Grellman described as the "reddest" 1840 Large Date cent regardless of the die variety. This lovely Gem is a strong candidate for the finest known 1840 N-8 large cent and ranks among the finest certified, with a combined PCGS and NGC population of nine examples in MS65 Red and none finer. Our EAC grade MS65. Population: 5 in 65 Red (1 in 65+), 0 finer (1/20).

    Coin Index Numbers: (Variety PCGS# 395842, Base PCGS# 1822)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2020
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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